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Sr. Scientist, Small Molecule Drug Discovery Chemistry, Genentech Research

South San Francisco, California


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The Position

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented senior-level medicinal chemist to join our Small-Molecule Drug Discovery Chemistry Department at Genentech in South San Francisco, CA.  The successful candidate will be responsible for driving medicinal chemistry research during the lead identification and optimization stage as part of a drug discovery team.

Qualifications

Applicants should have >7 years of post PhD industrial research experience in medicinal chemistry. 

Expert knowledge of modern medicinal and synthetic chemistry is required.

Experience in new synthetic and medicinal chemistry technologies, including alternate therapeutic modalities, is highly desired. 

Preferred applicants will possess a strong record of accomplishment demonstrated by contributions to portfolio milestones and multiple peer reviewed publications and patent applications.

Applicants should convey strong verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work collaboratively in teams.

Who We Are

Genentech, a member of the Roche group and founder of the biotechnology industry, is dedicated to pursuing groundbreaking science to discover and develop medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases. To solve the world's most complex health challenges, we ask bigger questions that challenge our industry and the boundaries of science to transform society. Our transformational discoveries include the first targeted antibody for cancer and the first medicine for primary progressive multiple sclerosis.

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society. We believe that by championing diversity of background, thought and experience, we can foster a sense of belonging and provide an environment where every employee feels valued, included, and able to contribute their best for the patients we serve. We’re focused on attracting, retaining, developing and advancing our people to their full potential by rewarding bold ways of thinking and integrating inclusive behaviors into every aspect of our work.

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